An orange smoke grenade billows on top of a pile of e-scooters in front of tech commuter buses as activists protest tech company influence in The City and the recent homeless sweeps at 24th and Valencia streets in the Mission District on Thursday, May 31, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

An orange smoke grenade billows on top of a pile of e-scooters in front of tech commuter buses as activists protest tech company influence in The City and the recent homeless sweeps at 24th and Valencia streets in the Mission District on Thursday, May 31, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Activists block tech buses with e-scooters in protest

Activists blocked tech commuter buses with piles of e-scooters to protest tech company influence in The City and the recent homeless sweeps at 24th and Valencia streets in the Mission District on Thursday, May 31, 2018.

 

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Activists pile e-scooters in front of tech commuter buses to protest tech company influence in The City and the recent homeless sweeps at 24th and Valencia streets in the Mission District on Thursday, May 31, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)




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